12 days in South Africa & Windhoek Itinerary

12 days in South Africa & Windhoek Itinerary

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12 days in South Africa & Windhoek Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Windhoek, Namibia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
4
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Singapore, Singapore


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3
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Cape Town is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect nights in Cape Town to be colder, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

2
nights
Windhoek, Namibia

Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, then hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre, and finally look for gifts at The Diamond Works.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Windhoek route planner.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Windhoek takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Windhoek: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

3
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, and finally stop by James Findlay - Collectable Books & Maps. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Union Buildings and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg travel planner .

You can fly from Windhoek to Johannesburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, Johannesburg is a bit cooler than Windhoek - with highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Union Buildings
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Safaris
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill

2
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Spend the 10th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park, stroll through Bushmans Trail, and hike along Lonely Bull Trail.

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Do a combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Bushmans Trail ©
Bushmans Trail

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